Mount Daly, Yoho Scramble Aug 5, 2017

Do not underestimate Mt Daly. There is no trail after Niles col and you sidehill down and across broken rock, snow and a small glacier. need to have crampons or microspikes to cross in morning or go down and around. The up past the pyramid is reasonably solid but the scree fan is steep loose […]

Fox July 26, 2017

Difficult scramble – Ridge route from Kane book.  Took bike ~5 km to AB/BC border. Hike good trail to frozen lake then right around lake past/beneath  a rock wall, then angled up black dirt to ridge. Some trail.  Ridge was very loose in places and down was as hard as up as needed to concentrate. […]

Abbot Pass ACC Hut Lake O’Hara 2016

    More pics – gully approach and hut interior   (from a trip in 2007) Scramble trip – Yukness, Wiwaxy and overnight at hut

Little Yoho Aug 30, 2015 Mt. Kerr

  A easy 1350 m 32 km RT jaunt into the Little Yoho to do Mt Kerr. Rained on us most of way in and up to the pass and then snowed/blizzard on Kerr. Great exercise and fun?!   pics

Mount Fisher July 10, 2015 aka Fisher Peak

Mount Fisher Scramble crux move just below summit ridge aka Fisher Peak by Cranbrook   Mount Fisher   aka Fisher Peak Hot day so we started early – left car at 7 and on top in 4 hours and 10 mins including breaks.  Three hours 20 min down. Good trail all the way but steep. About 1400 […]

Chisel Peak near Fairmount

Scramble with Wietse and Kevin. Pics

Blanket Glacier Feb 28, 2014

      Annual backcountry ski trip to Blanket Glacier Chalet. Pics  

Cathedral July 20 2013

  Great climb with Wietse. Walk 4 km on road and bring runners/sandles for stream crossing. Good to have gps track and follow trail up through trees to above tree line. Some ice showing on glacier and snow was a bit soft but went well and beat out the weather.   pics at Cathedral Wietse’s […]

Blanket Feb 23-26, 2013

Annual powder ski trip to Blanket Glacier Chalet.  Twenty third year. See previous years links under ski trip tab at top. lots of new snow – about 1 m so big trail breaking and deep powder skiing. My 95 mm under foot Volkl Polar Bears were not wide enough!! Al has added a new drying […]

Emerald Peak by Emerald Slide Path Ski, Feb 10, 2013

  Emerald Peak by Emerald Slide path. Sunday feb 10.  Cooling trend and some new snow, moderate avi based mainly on wind slab so we thought we would bag this.  Good choice as the upper half was very good skiing. All photos are coutesy of Vern or Raff since I left my camera on the […]